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Maxmuelleria lankesteri is a species of segmented worms in the family Bonelliidae. It is a downward conveyor. It is a filter feeder. Individuals can grow to 120 mm. Maxmuelleria lankesteri is a facultatively mobile animal.

  • URI: http://polytraits.lifewatchgreece.eu/terms/RW_DC
  • Definition: Downward conveyors exhibit a feeding strategy opposite to that of upward conveyors. Vertically oriented head-up feeders actively select and ingest particles at the surface and egest these non-locally as faeces in deeper sediment strata
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  • URI: http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q1252491
  • Definition: a sub-group of suspension feeding animals that feed by straining suspended matter and food particles from water, typically by passing the water over a specialized filtering structure
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of <i>Maxmuelleria lankesteri</i> (Herdman 1897)